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August 19, 2019

Having Trouble Sleeping?  

A UNC expert offers tips for getting a good night’s rest.

Health, Sleep

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August 5, 2019

How Much Sugar Are You Drinking Each Day?  

A UNC expert warns about liquid calories and offers practical tips for choosing healthier beverages.  

Health, News, Nutrition

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March 6, 2019

Understanding the Decline in the Cancer Death Rate in the U.S.

The N.C. Cancer Hospital physician-in-chief provides context on a recent report.

Cancer

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September 3, 2018

American Cancer Society Updates Colon Cancer Screening Guidelines

If you’re 45 and thought you had a few more years before needing to schedule a colonoscopy, think again.

Colon Cancer, Colon Health

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January 24, 2018

People Having a Stroke Now Have More Options for Treatment

Speedy action is still critical, but doctors’ tools have expanded, according to new treatment guidelines developed by a group of experts led by a UNC neurologist.

Physicians, Stroke

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Malnutrition Older Adults

March 24, 2017

Poor oral health and food scarcity major contributors to malnutriti...

UNC School of Medicine researchers led a study to determine risk factors associated with malnutrition among older adults receiving care in the emergency department.

Social Justice, Wellness

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March 6, 2017

Infant MRIs show autism linked to increased cerebrospinal fluid

MRIs show a brain anomaly in nearly 70 percent of babies at high risk of developing the condition who go on to be diagnosed, laying the groundwork for a predictive aid for pediatricians and the search for a potential treatment.

Autism, Neurology, Technology

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December 14, 2016

Cigar warning labels are not equally believable among adolescents

Less than 50 percent of surveyed teens found it ‘very believable’ that cigars are not a safe alternative to cigarettes, according to a first-of-its-kind UNC School of Medicine study.

Families, Substance Abuse, Tobacco

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